Mahopac, NY: Nativity of Christ at New Kursk Root Hermitage - 01/15/19
On Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of January, the clergy and faithful of the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY celebrated the great feast of the Nativity of the Lord.
New York City: Christ’s Nativity in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign - 01/09/19
On Sunday the 6th and Monday the 7th of January, the great feast of the Nativity according to the flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ, festal services were held in New York City’s Synodal Cathedral of the Sign.
The Nativity of our Lord in parishes and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese - 01/08/19
The Diocesan Media Office has begun publishing photo-reports of the Nativity of our Lord in parishes and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese on the diocesan website.
Nativity Epistle of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia - 01/05/19
Today, like the shepherds of Bethlehem two thousand years ago, with joy and loving-tenderness we hearken to the triumphant voice of the angel: "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill among men"
Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 01/05/19
I offer my words of greeting, which are inspired by Christian love, on this great feast of the Nativity of Christ! With a warm heart I wish you all profound and inalienable peace, heralded by the angels above the town of Bethlehem on that holy night, when "the Word was made flesh" (John 1:14).
Washington, DC: "Happy Birthday, Father Victor!" – In Honor of Archpriest Victor Potapov’s 70th - 01/04/19
Our dear Fr. Victor Potapov has turned 70. This is probably a youthful age, because it is hard to imagine a person more young at heart, more active, and more helpful to others than our batushka. And, certainly, this is a blessing, for the Lord to send our parish such a remarkable rector.
Faces of the Diocese
Jackson, NJ: Sunday Lecture Series to be held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church - 01/11/19
The Sunday Lecture Series for 2019 will begin on January 27, and continue on February 10 and 24. This winter block of lectures features very interesting topics covering Canon Law, Ministry to the Incarcerated, and the Glorification of the Russian New Martyrs at the ROCOR Council of Bishops in 1981.
New York City: Schedule for Pilgrimage led by Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York to Russia’s Holy Sites Now Available - 01/11/19
This year, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, will lead a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Russia. Further information and a visitation schedule is available in PDF format here:
An Announcement from the Diocesan Media Office - 01/08/19
The Diocesan Media Office will publish photo-reports of the Nativity of our Lord in the parishes and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese on the diocesan website.
Sea Cliff, NY: Parish of St. Seraphim Memorial Church to Organize Pilgrimage to Holy Land - 12/24/18
With the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, a pilgrimage of clergy and laity will made to the Holy Land, to be held on May 27 – June 7, 2019, and led by His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan.
Virginia Beach, VA: Support St. Joseph of Optina Church! - 12/20/18
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the below appeal from St. Joseph of Optina Church is being published. We ask our readers to respond generously to this call for aid.
Fr. John Moses is in Need of a Kidney - 12/14/18
Archpriest John Moses, cleric of Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Harrisonburg, VA and one-time rector of All Saints of North America Church in Middlebrook, VA, has received a critical medical prognosis.
New York City: Epistle of the Synod of Bishops to the Clergy & Flock of the Russian Church Abroad - 12/11/18
Having gathered in an expanded session of the Synod of Bishops as we approach the feast day of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign in New York City, we, the bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, warmly greet the clergy and God-loving flock...
Jordanville, NY: Opening for Dean of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary - 12/09/18
Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary invites applications for the position of the dean of the seminary, for a three-year term to begin on August 15, 2019, following the retirement of the current dean, Archpriest Alexander F.C. Webster, Ph.D.
New Petitions for Church Unity - 10/30/18
At the direction of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, in light of the current situation between the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Russian Church, the following petitions to be read in all churches at the Augmented Litany at every Divine Liturgy:
Chosen One of the Mother of God
"The 20th Anniversary of Jose’s Murder" – On the 19th Annual Pilgrimage to the Grave of Jose Muñoz-Cortes
The Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Portaitissa" and the Myrrh-Streaming "Montreal" Icon of the Iveron Mother of God
Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky: "Consequences of the 1917 Revolution - Russians in the Lower Hudson Valley"